Tanigawa Onsen(Minakami Onsen)

The hot spring which is located along the valley of the Tanigawa river at the south foot of Mt.Tanigawadake.

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Tanigawa hot spring located at the south foot of Mt.Tanigawadake which towers at the Joetsu border is in a valley surrounded by deep forest along the flow of Tanigawa river.
It's one of the climbing mouths of Mt. Tanigawadake and it's a popular hot spring for alpinists as a suitable hot spring to climb Mt. Tanikawadake and heal fatigue after descending.
If you are not an alpinist, you can watch Tanigawake at the view spot in the hot spring, or if you use the ropeway and lift of Tanigawadake ropeway, you can easily feel free to climb the Tenjin Pass at Tanigawa-dake.
Even if you are not an alpinist, you can watch Mt.Tanigawake at the view spot within the hot spring area, or if you use the ropeway and chair lift, you can easily enjoy climbing the Tenjin Pass.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

There is a legend of this hot spiring that one villager headed towards the shining blue light by the river bank of the Tanikawa river, and he found the beautiful princess is purifying herself and after that the hot spring gushed from there.
The quality of the hot spring is a simple hot spring, which is good for climbing fatigue and stress condition etc. It is said to have efficacy in autonomic instability, insomnia, depression.
At Terme Tanigawa, a day-trip hot spring, you can enjoy hot springs of chloride springs as well as simple hot springs.
  • Spring Qualities

    Standard hot-spring Chloride hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Coldness Peripheral circulation disorder Autonomic instability Depression Insomnia Cuts Skin dryness


Access by public transportation.

Approximately 6 minutes by car from JR East Joetsu line · Suijyo station

Access by car

Approximately 11 minutes by car from Kanetsu Expressway IC

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